Thanks Nadine for confirming.
On Monday, October 10, 2016 at 4:37:02 PM UTC+3, Nadine Sundquist (AdWords
API Team) wrote:
> Hi Shay,
> Yes, that is correct. Doing a new search results in a new impression,
> which means at that point a new GCLID will be generated.
> Nadine, AdWords API Team
> On Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 4:47:07 AM UTC-4, Shay BarChen wrote:
>> Just to make sure that I'v understand the following change -
>> "In Q4 2016, we will *change the timing* of GCLID generation to
>> impression <https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6320?hl=en> time
>> (or when your ad is shown) instead. As a result, if a user clicks on a
>> particular ad impression multiple times, those clicks will be associated
>> with *only one* GCLID. Consequently, landing page visits for the exact
>> same impression will share the same GCLID value. "
>> Today, every time the user clicks on an Ad, He gets a new GCLID - *Always
>> *. That to say that one AD ID can have Many GCLIDs in the click
>> performance reports
>> After the Change -
>> One AD ID will have *one *GCLID Only if the user clicked several times
>> on the same Ad in the same search results page. *But *without refreshing
>> search results page or searching again and being exposed to the same AD )
>> Actions such as re-searching ( even if searching for the same query
>> search) or refreshing the search results page or re-opening the browser
>> and re-searching for the same query as before - will generate a new GCLID
>> every time. Even if the same AD is being displayed and clicked by the
>> Is the above correct ?
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